Category Archives: Holidays

Our legacy

It is our job to protect it.

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Memorial Day – Remembering Those Who Gave All

Memorial Day originated as Decoration Day after the Civil War, established as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers and flags.

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Happy Mother’s Day!

To all our mothers and grandmothers and great-grandmothers too – I hope you have a happy and relaxing day! A recycled post – I hope you don’t mind. King James Version (KJV) Ps-16-6 The lines are fallen unto me in … Continue reading

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Making hard-cooked eggs

Speaking of Easter food, most of us make hard-boiled eggs to dye, or to make deviled eggs. What is the best method? What delivers a delicious well-cooked egg that is easy to peel? Here is an article in which the … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday dinner

When I was a kid, the traditional dinner was baked ham with scalloped potatoes, and a green vegetable; let’s not forget the deviled eggs! Mom would probably bake a cake, even though we had lots of candy to eat. Things … Continue reading

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

For all of my Irish, part Irish, wish-you-were Irish, and temporarily Irish friends, I lift a glass to your health and happiness! An old Irish/Celtic folk song Of all the money, e’er I had, I spent it in good company, … Continue reading

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What to eat on St. Patrick’s Day?

This ^^^ is what I am eating on St. Patrick’s Day! Mine was braised in the oven yesterday on low heat, and it’s not the traditional favorite, accompanied by root veggies and cabbage. My mother called that a “boiled dinner”, … Continue reading

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Happy Pi Day! The history of pi dates back to the ancient Babylonians and Egyptians. Babylonians estimated pi as 3.125, and the Egyptians approximated pi to be 3.1605. However, it was the Greek mathematician Archimedes that calculated pi to be between 223/71 … Continue reading

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Pączki Day (Detroit Style) aka Fat Tuesday

This is my usual Fat Tuesday post with a few updates; I won’t be eating these today, but remember them fondly. It’s Pączki Day, and in Detroit that means you should be sure to wear your stretchy pants or, as … Continue reading

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General Discussion, Friday, February 17, 2023

On February 17, 2021, American radio personality and author Rush Limbaugh, died at age 70. It is difficult to believe that it has been two years. Here is Tucker talking about Rush on the day he died:

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